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99473 and 99474: Focus on 2020’s New Self-Measured BP Monitoring Codes

Thursday, January 9, 2020

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The clinical setting may not be the best place to get an accurate blood pressure reading, and two new CPT® 2020 codes are here to help. Medical codes 99473 and 99474 apply to self-measured blood pressure services. Here’s what you need to know. 1. Review the Codes and Descriptors Getting to know any new codes […]

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Obstetrics: Take the Confusion Out of Pre-Existing Hypertension ICD-10-CM Coding

Thursday, December 13, 2018


Hypertension is a common diagnosis, so a lot of specialties have to understand the rules for coding this condition. Obstetrics coders have to go one step further for hypertension and learn the specific rules for coding pre-existing hypertension in pregnancy, which is our focus today. Watch for Documentation of Pre-Existing or Gestational You’ll find the […]

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